The Locanda Correr shares some of its premises with the Hotel Castello, a sister property. The accommodations are basic, but budget friendly.
All rooms have private bathrooms and air conditioning. A television is also provided, along with a direct-dial telephone.
The Locanda Correr has a left luggage facility, and Wi-Fi is available in the property's public areas. The property's reception desk is always staffed, and employees can assist with attraction bookings.
Breakfast is served daily in the adjoining property. Additionally, staff members can suggest area options for specialty beverages and later meals.
A two-minute walk from San Marco Piazza, the hotel is also a short stroll from the Museo Correr. The Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, a library in a beautiful Renaissance-style building is nearby as well.
AddressCastello 4370, 30122, Venice Italy | 0.2 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +390(41)2777847 | Fax:+390(41)2775939 | Official Homepage
Top 9 Features
- Bathroom with shower,
- Windows that open,
- Air conditioning,
- Satellite TV,
- Room safe,
- Cost of wireless internet in rooms,
- Non-smoking rooms,
- 24-hour reception,
- Quiet rooms available,
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Venice Simplon Orient Express
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is a classic train for travel throughout Europe. The train dates back to 1864 when George Mortimer Pullman inaugaurated this train in Britain. The first trains with sleeping carriages and meal service started in the 1870's. Still today the train offers a restaurant (meals included) and a bar. There are double compartments and cabin suites on offer. The homepage (available also in German and French) provides detailed information regarding the various journeys, routes and packages available. Destinations include Vienna, Prague, Paris, Istanbul and London as well as a "journey to Krakow, Warsaw and the High Tatras" in 2007.
The tower can be accessed only by prior arrangement for a tour guide, but is not recommended for persons with mobility problems due to its narrow and steep stairs. There are a number of buses and other public transport to the area, details of which are available at the website. The entrance fee of 12 Euro includes free admission to the Museo Correr, the National Archaelogical Museum and the State Rooms of the Biblioteca Marciana.